Chris Ten Napel
Corn growth took off with the heat in early July, Ten Napel said July 11. “We might be seeing a few tassels by the weekend,” he said. “We got our beans sprayed. They’re still a little short.” He’s had around 2 inches of rain since the last report, and areas north of him had 4 to 5 inches. Tonnage was good on second-crop hay. Farmers are holding off on spraying fungicides, he said.
North Central Iowa
“It’s kind of quiet right now,” Charlson said July 11. His wife and kids are busy at the Wright County Fair with 4-H...